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Archives: Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard scores in his final game for Manchester City [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Frank Lampard scored for Manchester City today in his final league game for the club. Lampard scored the goal in the 31st minute against Southampton much to the delight of Lampard and his father, Frank Lampard Sr, who was in … Continue reading

Frank Lampard has no regrets about how his final Premier League season has developed

Posted on by PA Sport
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Frank Lampard has no regrets over how his final Premier League season has developed – but is eagerly awaiting the next chapter of his career in the United States. Former England midfielder Lampard is playing out the season with Manchester … Continue reading

Barcelona midfielder Xavi set to join New York City FC in 2016, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to the Spanish radio show El Larguero, Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez is set to join New York City FC in 2016. Last summer, reports surfaced linking the Spain international with the new Major League Soccer franchise – as well … Continue reading

The art of knowing when soccer players should move on in their careers

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard have been generation defining players. Throughout the course of the Premier League era, they are talents that have embodied the values of their respective clubs and subsequently they will be forever associated with those teams. … Continue reading

Frank Lampard in numbers; Ahead of return to Chelsea in City colors

Posted on by PA Sport
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Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is poised to return to Stamford Bridge for the first time in opposition with Manchester City on Saturday. Here Press Association Sport looks at Lampard’s career in numbers. 11,000,000 – the fee, in pounds, paid … Continue reading

Frank Lampard Blasts ‘Lies and Nonsense’ About City Contract Nightmare

Posted on by PA Sport
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Frank Lampard has sought to draw a line under the controversy regarding his extended stay at Manchester City and insisted he will join New York City FC in the summer. There has been confusion over the precise nature of Lampard's … Continue reading

MLS Digs a Deeper Hole By Spinning Frank Lampard Fiasco

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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MLS Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott dug MLS a deeper hole when he claimed today that he’s not sure why the Frank Lampard deal got characterized as a loan and refused to admit that New York City FC fans got duped … Continue reading

How the Over-Protective US Soccer Media Skews MLS Coverage

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
Frank Lampard gets giant "Welcome To New York City" billboard

Let me be the first to admit that objective journalism in the world of US soccer is difficult. Those who love the sport in this country and want to see it succeed tend to become cheerleaders for the US men’s … Continue reading

Frank Lampard/New York City FC Fiasco Clouds MLS Progress Made Under Don Garber

Posted on by Robert Hay
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The past few weeks have been tumultuous ones for America’s top professional soccer division. Instead of slowly transitioning the league’s marketing to its new superstars and priming the way for its new high-profile clubs, the top office has instead been … Continue reading

Lampard Extension at Manchester City is a Travesty For MLS

Posted on by Abe Asher
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Back in July, I wrote a column praising New York City FC’s signing of Frank Lampard. Except now, more than five months later, it’s unclear if NYCFC ever really signed Lampard in the first place. What we have here is … Continue reading

Comparisons Between Lampard and Gerrard Continue to Run Deep Both On And Off the Field

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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It is no small irony that after 24 hours of headlines about Frank Lampard that the spotlight has passed to Steven Gerrard.  After all, it’s these two players who are forever inextricably linked in the minds of a generation of fans … Continue reading

Frank Lampard Is Better Off at Manchester City Than New York, Says Pellegrini

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claimed he could understand the frustration of New York City supporters after his victory in the fight for Frank Lampard's services. City are set to keep the former England midfielder until the end of the … Continue reading

How US Soccer Media Reacted to News That Frank Lampard isn’t Joining MLS Until May

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Questions persist regarding the revelation today that Frank Lampard reportedly was not a New York City FC player (even though he was paraded out in front of the US soccer media this past summer as their new signing). Instead, he … Continue reading

What Frank Lampard’s Deal Means for NYCFC, MLS, Manchester City and the Player

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Call it the New Year’s Eve Earthquake. The reaction to the news that Manchester City has decided to keep Frank Lampard until the end of the European season sent shockwaves through social media and the American soccer community this afternoon. But … Continue reading

Manchester City Extends Frank Lampard Loan Until End of May or Early June

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester City has extended the loan of Frank Lampard from New York City FC until the end of the 2014/15 season. In a blow to NYCFC and MLS, Lampard — who was originally scheduled to join the brand-new MLS club in … Continue reading

Frank Lampard Can Still Play a Vital Role for Manchester City

Posted on by Matt Jones
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As the twilight of players’ careers typically approach, pace, intensity and fitness typically dwindle. But for those few who have made a career out of sticking the ball in the back of the net, that desirable attribute of being in … Continue reading

Pellegrini Open to Frank Lampard Stay at Manchester City

Posted on by PA Sport
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Frank Lampard will struggle to tear himself away from Manchester City's Premier League title battle with former club Chelsea to join New York City FC, admits Manuel Pellegrini. Former England midfielder Lampard is due to end his Etihad Stadium loan … Continue reading

Manchester City To Consider Extending Frank Lampard’s Loan Past January

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of his club’s Capital One Cup tie against Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini confirmed that he will consider extending midfielder Frank Lampard’s six-month loan in January. The Chelsea legend joined Manchester City in August after initially agreeing to … Continue reading